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A-Shape CFL - 30W Equal - 5 Watt

4100K Cool White - 82 CRI - 40 Lumens per Watt - MicroBrite MB-502D


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SKU: FC05-MB502D

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UL Listed Indoor/Outdoor
UPC 706762386405
Bulb Type CCFL
MPN (Part No.) MB-502D
Order Code 5W/A19/WH/4
Length 4.25 in.
Dimmable Yes
Wattage 5 Watt
Voltage 120
Start Temp. (Min) 5 Deg. F
Start Temp. (Max) 105 Deg. F
Lumens 200
Life Hours 25,000
Incandescent Equal 30 Watt
CRI 82
Case Quantity 15
Base Type Medium (E26)
Bulb Color Cool White
Color Temperature 4100 Kelvin
Warranty 2 Years
Bulb Shape A-Shape
Brand Litetronics MicroBrite

Description

An excellent alternative to traditional incandescent lighting, the Micro-Brite MB-502D cold cathode fluorescent lamps by Litetronics use 90 percent less energy to generate more light. Micro-Brite lamps burn for 25,000 hours on average (5x the life of traditional incandescent lamps) with flashable capability. With their long life and durability, Micro-Brite lamps can significantly reduce repair and replacement costs. 1000bulbs.com supports energy conservation and these compact fluorescent bulbs are an environmentally friendly and money saving alternative to traditional incandescent lighting.

Mercury containing products sold into the state of WA include an environmental handling charge of .95/each

Important Note

BEFORE you turn on a dimmable CCFL light bulb...

Please understand that dimmable cold cathode fluorescent (CCFL) light bulbs will not work properly at the same voltage settings used for incandescent light bulbs. If you simply replace your incandescent light bulbs without adjusting your dimmer, your new dimmable CCFL light bulbs will flicker and extinguish at the low voltage setting. Therefore, we recommend the following procedure when installing dimmable CCFL light bulbs:

  1. Turn off the power to your current incandescent light bulbs.
  2. Replace the incandescents with your new dimmable CCFL light bulbs.
  3. Re-energize the lighting circuit with your dimmer in the "full light" setting.
  4. Slowly dim your new CCFL light bulbs until they just begin to flicker.
  5. From that point, raise the light level slightly until all CCFL light bulbs are operating without flicker at a dimmed level. Set this level as your new "low setting."

This procedure should prevent flickering, extinguishing at low levels, and early failure of CCFL light bulbs. If, however, these difficulties occur, replace any CCFL light bulb with an incandescent light bulb. The addition of an incandescent or inductive load will stop the flicker, allow a lower light level setting, and should prolong the life of your CCFL light bulbs. Please let us know if we can help in any other way. (3/7/10)